ISSIS Staff Contact Information

Robin Catmur
Director
rcatmur@uga.edu
(706) 542-2900

  • - Manages the International Student, Scholar, and Immigration Services Office
  • - Handles U.S. permanent residency sponsorships on behalf of UGA hiring departments and international employees
  • - Oversees all international student and scholar immigration advising in ISSIS, and serves as the PDSO and RO for the Student & Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS)

Dilhara Barber
International Student Advisor
dilhara@uga.edu
(706) 542-2900

  • - F student immigration advisor
  • - Assists all F related immigration, travel and employment issues
  • - Coordinates student immigration data management between SIS and ISSIS databases

Jennifer Beasley
International Student Advisor
jencb@uga.edu
(706) 542-2900

  • - F student immigration advisor
  • - Assists all F related immigration, travel and employment issues
  • - Coordinates student immigration data management between SIS and ISSIS databases

Sandy Haagen
International Faculty and Staff Advisor
sphaagen@uga.edu
(706) 542-2900

  • - Responsible for scholar and employment visa categories
  • - Design and conduct instructional programs regarding USCIS regulations and UGA policy and procedures required to process these types of visa applications

Ashley Johnson
International Student and Scholar Advisor
ashleyhj@uga.edu
(706) 542-2900

  • - F student immigration advisor-assists all F related immigration, travel and employment issues
  • - Coordinates with International Admissions and assists with recruitment strategies and opportunities

Tran Nguyen
International Student Advisor
trann@uga.edu
(706) 542-2900

  • - F student immigration advisor
  • - Assists all F related immigration, travel and employment issues
  • - Coordinates student immigration data management between SIS and ISSIS databases

Leanne Purdum
Graduate Assistant
issis@uga.edu
(706) 542-2900

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Sylvia Schell
Assistant Director and International Faculty and Staff Advisor
sylvias@uga.edu
(706) 542-2900

  • - Responsible for scholar and  employment visa categories
  • - Coordinates scholar support services; acts as point of contact for IIE Fulbright scholars and students

Marie Troutman
International Liaison
mariet@uga.edu
(706) 542-2900

  • - International Liaison
  • - Welcomes and assists all OIE international students, scholars, faculty and staff with immigration and visa-related inquiries
  • - Issues support letters for international students and scholars